The head of the press center of the West group, Sergei Zybinsky, announced the repulsion of five counterattacks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine per day.
According to him, Ukrainian troops attempted to regain lost positions in the Kupyansk direction by units of the 14th Separate Mechanized Brigade and the 95th Separate Air Assault Brigade.
"By inflicting a preemptive fire defeat with the group's artillery, all counterattacks were thwarted, the enemy's losses amounted to an infantry platoon," Zybinsky said.
In addition, in the defense zone of the 1st Tank Army, the enemy assault groups of the 44th Separate Mechanized Brigade twice attacked the positions of Russian troops in the area of the settlement of Novoselovskoye.
"The enemy's advance was revealed in a timely manner. The fire of the towed howitzers "Hyacinth-B" and self-propelled guns "Msta-S" inflicted fire damage, the attacks were repelled. Destroyed up to a platoon of manpower," said Zybinsky.
Along with this, the crews of the Ka-52 and Mi-35 attack helicopters of the Zapad group of forces carried out 12 air strikes on concentrations of manpower and firepower of units of the 14th and 32nd separate mechanized brigades and territorial defense units in the areas of the settlements of Sinkivka, Stelmakhovka and Kislovka.
Oleg Chekhov, head of the press center of the Vostok group, said that advanced units, with the support of artillery and aviation, inflict fire damage on the enemy in the Urozhayne area.
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"During the battle, more than two dozen combat positions and the accumulation of enemy manpower were opened and destroyed. The advance of six groups of infantry was suppressed. An armored combat vehicle and an armored personnel carrier of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were destroyed," Chekhov said.
As part of the counter-battery fight, howitzer artillery destroyed the CAESAR gun mount in Velyka Novoselka, as well as the American M777 towed howitzer in Dobrovol. In addition, the control point of Ukrainian drones in the area of the Oktyabr state farm was destroyed.
In Vuhledar, according to Chekhov, with the help of artillery fire and attack drones, it was possible to hit the temporary deployment point of the militants. Northeast of Nikolskoye, strikes were made on a stronghold and places of concentration of nationalists. The advance of two groups of enemy infantry southeast of Novodarivka and north of Priyutne was also suppressed.
"Aviation hit the places of accumulation of manpower and equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of Staromayorsky, Urozhaynoye, and the Oktyabr state farm. The calculations of the Tor and Osa anti-aircraft missile systems shot down two UAVs of the Fury and Valkyrie aircraft types, "said the head of the press center of the Vostok group.
In turn, the head of the press center of the Dnepr group, Roman Kodryan, said that the artillery of the association, as part of the counter-battery fight against the artillery of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kherson direction, identified and destroyed three 120-mm 2B11 mortars with calculations in the area of the village of Poniatovka, as well as a towed 155-mm howitzer M777 on the outskirts of the village of Tomina Balka.
In addition, in the area of the settlement of Cossack Camps, an attempt to transfer a sabotage group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on a high-speed boat was suppressed.
"The watercraft was successfully destroyed by coastal artillery fire," Kodrian said.
The head of the press center of the Center group, Oleksandr Savchuk, said that during the active defense in the Svatovsky and Krasnolimansky directions, advanced units, with the support of artillery and aviation, thwarted and repelled five attempts to attack assault groups of mechanized brigades from the 68th Jaeger Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The enemy lost more than 50 militants.
In addition, the Tor-M1 and Osa-AKM complexes shot down four unmanned aerial vehicles in the areas of Rubizhne and Kreminnaya. As part of the counter-battery fight, more than 30 enemy artillery units were opened and suppressed.
The group's aircraft carried out eight missile strikes on the accumulation of manpower and fire weapons of militants in the areas of the settlements of Serebryanskoye forestry, Chervonaya Dibrova and Terny.